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Launch of the UNESCO Global Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Instruments platform

A digital tool to map national science, technology and innovation (STI) landscapes and analyse STI policies and their implementation was launched by UNESCO. The Global Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Instruments (GO-SPIN) on-line platform, developed with the financial support of the Swedish government, is a source of information on STI policies and policy instruments for more than 50 developing countries across Africa, Latin America and Asia, but also a tool for monitoring, benchmarking, capacity-building and analysis. It will support evidence-based decision-making and inclusive policies towards sustainable development.